Calculus for Kids
Mar 19 @ 5:30 pm– 6:30 pm
Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+
The basic ideas of calculus are very simple — and surprisingly accessible at young ages. Led by mathematician Alex Kontorovich, children who are proficient in fractions are invited to discover some of the exciting ideas underlying one of the greatest discoveries of the human mind.
Geometry of Flowers
Join Madison Square Park Conservancy, the Simons Foundation and the National Museum of Mathematics to kick off this spring’s horticulture exhibition, The Geometry of Flowers, which utilizes the park’s landscape to showcase artistically arranged flowers and the natural patterns within them.
Stop by the Northern Reflecting Pool from 2:30 – 4:30 pm to celebrate math,…More info
Free Play at MoMath
Enjoy free admission to MoMath. Dynamic exhibits and programs stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity and reveal the wonders of mathematics. Learn about the math in patterns and structures all around us – and try to ride a bike with square wheels.
An early arrival is strongly encouraged; MoMath may limit entry if capacity is reached.More info
Police Officer Moira Ann Smith Playground
Toy soldiers welcome kids to this brightly colored playground featuring water fountains, tire-swings, water-spouting alphabet blocks, turrets, slides, and a large water wheel in the northeast corner of charming Madison Square Park..
Named after Officer Moira Ann Smith, the only NYPD policewoman to be lost on September 11, 2001, the playground stands as a loving tribute to this community hero and mother.More info